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Eye On Boise archive for June 11, 2010

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010

Idaho Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, at his desk in the state Capitol in February, discussing tax legislation he'd introduced. (Betsy Russell)

IRS goes after Rep. Hart for big tax debt 

The IRS has filed nearly $300,000 in new federal tax liens against Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart in the past year, five years after Hart said he'd reached an agreement to repay $90,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest. The new liens, filed in Kootenai…

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Checkpoint finds first invasive mussels

The first invasive mussels have been found on a boat entering Idaho at a checkpoint on U.S. Highway 93 in Twin Falls County near the Nevada state line, the Times-News reports. The 20-foot pontoon boat, which was headed to Cascade from Lake Havasu, Nev., was…

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BSU accepts invite to join Mountain West

Boise State University has accepted an invitation to join the Mountain West Conference and become its 10th member institution, joining such schools as the U.S. Air Force Academy, BYU, TCU and the University of Utah. The move is effective next summer, on July 1, 2011.…

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